Leading the Way
College sports teams often have an emotional leader who is looked to for motivation and the cultivation of team morale. Over the past four years, the person the Plattsburgh State Cardinals men’s soccer turned to for smiles, laughter, team building and pump-up speeches has been team manager Brett Rotz.
Brett is a 23-year old LIFEPlan Member from Plattsburgh, New York, who was born with Down Syndrome. His high level of emotional intelligence and his endless positivity and love for life have allowed him to have an immense impact on the success of the Cardinals men’s soccer program.
The Press Republican interviewed Brett’s coaches and teammates who shared heartfelt sentiments about their success as a team, all thanks to Brett! Read more about his story here.